David B.



BBB kids



Press Kit

opening with the author :
thursday 04.03 - H 19.00

panels with the author :
thursday 04.03 - H 16.30 - Facoltà di lettere e filosofia
sunday 07.03 - H 11.00 - Libreria Feltrinelli Ravegnana
David B. is considered one of the most important storytellers of the international comics world. His works have contributed to give relevance to autobiographical vein in contemporary comics, investigating the relation between individual and history, reality and fiction.

L'ascension du haut mal
, published in France in six volumes from 1996 to 2003, is considered one of the absolute masterpieces of graphic novel. At the centre of this series is the profound reflection on pain and illness, and generally on childhood and adolescence. Some of his works: the esoteric novel Les incidents de la nuit, the story about the Fiume episode in the Par les chemins noir series, the dream journey of Complotti notturni.
David B.'s work characterizes itself for a very particular and refined poetics, based on the fascination of storytelling and in a big culture as a reader.

The stories, with elements taken by personal memories, dreams, fantasy narrations, history and its protagonists, feuilleton traditions, are always the most important part of his work.

Many are the prizes and awards won by David B., in Europe and worldwide, amongst which the prize for Best Book for L'ascension du haut mal at the Angoulême Festival and the one for Best Author at the Ignatz Awards. David B. is one of the founder members of L’Association, one of the most important European independent comics publishing houses.

Translation of the quotations in the exhibition by Francesca Scala.
in collaboration with ambasciata di francia - servizio culturale bcla, bcla-delegation culturelle/alliance française di bologna
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